4 Helpful Yoga Poses for Hikers

Yoga poses for hikers

If you love hiking, you are probably familiar with the soreness that can plague your body in the days following a long hike. Check out these quick yoga poses for hikers to get some relief!

Fall is the perfect time for hiking – enjoying the fresh, crisp air, the scent of fallen leaves, and the beautiful scenery. But many hikers can wind up feeling stiff and sore after hours on the trail.

If you’re experiencing that post-hike soreness and stiffness, try the four yoga poses listed below to help relieve back pain, stretch stiff muscles, and increase circulation. These simple yoga stretches take only a few minutes, and they don’t even require a yoga mat, so you can do them anywhere – even out on the hiking trail!

Intense side stretch pose (Parsvottanasana)

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This pose perfectly stretches thighs and back and calms down your mind.

Extended side angle pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana)

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This pose doesn’t only stretch your body but also improves your stamina when performed regularly.

Revolved side angle pose (Parivrtta Parsvakonasana)

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Wide-legged forward bend (Prasarita Padottanasana)

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See full instructions & photos at Yoga.com

 

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